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CIP Use Case for Svalbard Vault

Labels documentation for Svalbard global seed vault.

Mr. James Godfrey in Svalbard to represent CIP (2008)




 

Label requirements for Svalbard vault

 

 

Minimum Temperature Resistance

-20 C

Environment

Indoors, up to 20 years

Surface condition

Clean

Surface shape

Flat

Surface applied to

Plastic and aluminium

 

Label and print image specifications to conform with Svalbard vault requirements

 

Label Specifications:

 

 

Adhesive type

Permanent

Media type

Label with adhesive of PVC Polyester

Ribbon type

Recine

Print Specifications:

 

 

Print type

Thermal transfer

Printer type

Thermal printer

Printer model

Zebra Z4M plus or Zebra ZM400

Barcode Specifications:

 

 

Barcode type

2D - DataMatrix

 

Label Applications Images

 

Image 1 (2008)

Image 2 (2008)

Image 3 (2014)

Label format

Label type 1, for the outside of plastic box

BOX_Sval.lbl

Label type 2, for the inside of plastic box

BOX2_Sval.lbl

 

Label type 3, for grouping seed envelopes

  

Labels type 4, for seed envelopes

 

SvalbardSobreSemilla.lbl

 

 

 

 

Frequently asked questions

 

 

1. Why use thermal transfer ?

  • Thermal transfer is used for high durability, long-lasting labeling applications.
  • Thermal-transfer printing produces long-life image stability.
  • Thermal printers are typically built more durably than dot matrix, ink jet, or laser printers, allowing
    reliable operation in different environments.

2. Barcode typology?

  • 2 Dimension - DataMatrix

3. What is a ribbon ?

In thermal-transfer printing, the printhead heats a ribbon, which melts the image onto the material.